Category Archives: nui seanad 2011

Campaign oddities.

We often hear a lot of complaints about spam at election time but it is odd that inside places like the Law Library and in teaching staff rooms  they would be so unconcerned when mass mailed on behalf of perennial candidates. … Continue reading

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Where is the money coming from?

In the light of the purchase a front page ad on a national newspaper and the €32,030 in declared donations (that is simply those donations that were of an amount that they legally had to be declared) that Senator Ronan … Continue reading

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Doing right by the Next Generation

All too often the default position of our society to young people is to regard them as a problem and burden. We view younger people so much as a problem about which ‘something must be done’, that one would think … Continue reading

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The electoral disaster that is the NUI register

2007 NUI Seanad candidate Daniel Sullivan has called for an investigation by the Minister for the Environment into the running of the election of the Seanad for the 3rd level seats. The NUI is evidently completely overtaxed with this responsibility … Continue reading

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Campaign Costs and Finances

The cost of this Seanad campaign is primarily made up of the Litir Um ThoghChán which came in at €1304 inclusive of VAT. The Website is a hack by myself of a free template from Free Web Templates. There is … Continue reading

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ECF (Exceptional Control Freakiery)

For a time I had a manager in company I once worked with who used to collect weekly reports from their team members, and who also micro managed their time to within an inch of their lives. It was later discovered … Continue reading

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Endorsements and Nominators

I’m very appreciative of the people who have supported my candidacy by signing my nomination form shown below and those who have provided some words of endorsement. Endorsements Killian Forde - “I’ve known Daniel for a number of years and based … Continue reading

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Supporting All of Our Families

We are all members of families in one form or another, formed in a variety of ways. All bound together by their love for one another. A family created by choice, is the smallest unit of community, it is where … Continue reading

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Announcement of candidacy for NUI Seanad

I am running once more for Seanad Éireann on the NUI panel, this post will tell you a bit about me and why I’m running*. I’m an unmarried** 43 year old engineer. I’m a practical person who believes that politics matters most when … Continue reading

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Ireland and The Wider World

Ireland and the Wider World To paraphrase the old maxim ‘no nation is an island’ and not even an island nation such as ours can pretend that it exists or can behave as if in isolation from our interconnected modern … Continue reading

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